Category: Risk Management


Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size
July 29, 2021

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes Covid-19 is bringing, we have seen a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working), and many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices. In the past year, 20% of charities…

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Whiplash reforms – In place from now
July 27, 2021

Whiplash reforms – In place from now

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Whiplash reforms – In place from now   From the 31st  May new whiplash reforms came into legislation.   WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Historically, the limit for the Small Claims Track (the route to bring low value claims to court) was £1,000. The reforms will increase this limit to £5,000. This will mean that if…

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Covid-19 related claims
July 14, 2021

Covid-19 related claims

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Covid-19 related claims: A practical guide for employees  Employers’ Liability overview   The responsibility of the employer Employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees while they’re at work. If a current or former employee was injured or became ill at work, they may believe their employer is responsible and make a claim.…

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Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond
July 12, 2021

Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond

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Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond When changing operations and ways of working, a key part of the decision-making process involves the assessment and management of risks.   During this unprecedented time, it is crucial to carry out suitable and sufficient risk assessments. Organisations must do all they can to keep…

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Managing Escape of Water Risk in Residential Premises
July 10, 2021

Managing Escape of Water Risk in Residential Premises

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Managing Escape of Water Risk in Residential Premises What do property owners and managers need to do? Within the residential setting, there is no one thing that will prevent an EoW loss. A loss is usually a culmination of several adverse actions / factors. Therefore, in order to reduce the likelihood and severity of an…

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Tips for preventing theft from your worksite
May 26, 2021

Tips for preventing theft from your worksite

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Employee training Employees are vital to any business and can play a key role in safety and protection of the company and equipment. Companies should always check the backgrounds of any potential employees, if possible. Once on board, security guidelines and polices should be explained in detail and all staff need to be trained in…

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Is my gym Covid secure?
May 13, 2021

Is my gym Covid secure?

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Is my gym Covid secure?   Keeping yourself active is an essential part to your wellbeing. It is proven fact that exercise increases endorphins, which in turn lifts moods and makes you feel better. Being stuck in your own home for the last year has had major effect on people’s wellbeing, decreasing motivation while increasing…

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Is my shop covered?
April 29, 2021

Is my shop covered?

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With the country opening again recently, business owners have been able to return to their livelihood. If you are returning to your shop, bakery or tearoom, this is the type of cover you will need to look at and review.   Shop insurance  Shop insurance  is an overview term for policies such as bakery insurance,…

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Testing & Vaccination Challenges
April 20, 2021

Testing & Vaccination Challenges

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If you’re considering COVID-19 testing in your workplace, whether for employees, visitors or contractors, it’s important you are aware of the possible potential implications for your liability insurance covers.   Similarly, if you’re considering or are approached by a relevant authority about your premises/site being used as a testing facility (whether asymptomatic or symptomatic) or…

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Is my business secure? – Security overview
April 20, 2021

Is my business secure? – Security overview

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Is my business secure?   With everything starting to open again, business owners who haven’t been able to trade for the last year are able to get back to their livelihood and resume a bit of normality. The worst thing that could happen is to come back to your place of work and find it…

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